|Malalai Joya wins annual Anna Politkovskaya Courage Award - MalalaiJoya.com|
Reuters,October 7, 2008: LONDON - She has been called Afghanistan's bravest woman, defying the Taliban and the warlords in a tireless campaign for women's rights and the victims of rape. Malalai Joya's bravery was recognised this week when she was named as the second winner of the Anna Politkovskaya award -- in memory of the campaigning Russian journalist murdered two years ago in Moscow. "She lives a life of courage and truth-telling in the face of grave danger, as Anna did," said Mariana Katza...
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